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The Dunham Bible Museum is privileged to be a Refo500 Partner, commemorating the 500 year legacy of the Reformation.
Houston Baptist University Dunham Bible Museum
 The Dunham Bible Museum, with its extensive collection of rare Bibles, is dedicated to telling the story of the most important book in the world. On public display are:
  • ancient manuscripts 
  • decoratively illuminated medieval Scriptures
  • examples of the earliest printed Bibles
  • the earliest Bibles in English
  • the earliest Bibles printed in America
  • Bible translations from across the centuries and around the world.

The Museum's creative exhibits awaken and enhance an appreciation of the history, preservation, and influence of the one Book most influential in individual lives and in the culture of civilizations.


SPECIAL EXHIBITS and UPCOMING EVENTS :
  • Where is the Original Bible? -  a look at early Biblial manuscripts and texts, a special exhibit from January 5 - December 18, 2015
  •  A special exhibit on The St. John's Bible will be on display  January 20 - December 18, 2015.

  • "Heaven in a Nightclub" - A lecture and performance by Dr. William Edgar, professor of apologetics at Westminster Theological Seminary, on the Bible, the Negro Spiritual, and Gospel Music, February 26, 2015, 7 pm, Belin Chapel.
  • "Artist as Preacher" - Lecture by Father Eric Hollas, who was instrumental in originating The St. John's BIble project, April 2, 2015, 7 pm, Belin Chapel.
  • "Illuminating the Word" - Lecture by Tim Ternes, Director of The Saint John's Bible, April 9, 2015, 7 pm, Belin Chapel.
  • "Science and Faith" - Lecture by Dr. Anton Koekemoer of the Hubble Space Telescope and the Space Telescope Institute, September 24, 2015, 7 pm, Dunham Theater.
  • Renaissance of the BIble: Erasmus' Greek Text and the Explosion of Bible Translations, a special exhibit, 2016.
  • Ad Fontes, Ad Futura: Erasmus' Bible and the Impact of Scripture, conference on the 500th Anniversary of Erasmus' Greek New Testament, February 25-27, 2016.